Food insecurity, disease, and inadequate dietary intake are major public health problems across Khatlon province in southwestern Tajikistan.
The Upscaling Technologies in Agriculture through Knowledge and Extension (UPTAKE Project) was established under USAID’s New Alliance ICT Extension Challenge Fund to expand Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) enabled extension services in Tanzania, to complement traditional extension services.
This triggered an organizational development challenge – how do you design, award, and implement an Activity in which much of the scope – sectors, issues, outcomes, indicators, and targets – is defined after award, will change over time, yet still be accountable to results?
To cope with the increased pressure that Syrian refugee children put on Lebanon’s public-school system since 2011, Lebanon’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) collaborated with the international donor community to develop a crisis response program called Reaching All Children with Education (RACE).
In 2017, Gap Inc. and USAID launched the Women + Water Global Development Alliance to improve and sustain the health and well-being of women and communities touched by the apparel industry.
How do you go from good to great in a non-permissive environment when your budget has been zeroed and staff morale has tanked? In the case of USAID/Azerbaijan, the key was energizing Mission staff with a Collaborative Learning approach.
The USAID/Philippines Health Project (2017–2022) is a portfolio of 11 activities to improve the health of under-served Filipinos. Based on evidence from its 2016 Health Portfolio Evaluation and Project Appraisal Document, USAID/Philippines determined that it is uniquely positioned to strengthen its impact in critical health areas – such as family planning and tuberculosis – by leveraging USAID’s Evaluation Policy and collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) principles.
The USAID Human Resources for Health in 2030 Program (HRH2030), which supports low- and middle-income countries to develop the health workforce needed to improve health outcomes, has been supporting the Colombian Family Welfare Institute (ICBF) since April 2018 to strengthen the Colombia social service workforce through funding from the USAID Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DRG) Displaced Children and Orphans Fund (DCOF).
Empleando Futuros targets at-risk youth in Honduras to help youth complete job training before taking on employment.
The Luke Commission (TLC) is a local NGO in the Kingdom of Eswatini that provides comprehensive medical care to under-served populations through mobile hospital outreaches and at a centrally-located fixed facility. Faced with substantial staff growth, TLC used a CLA approach to ensure that its unique organizational culture of compassionate care was both preserved and deepened.